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Hollande, Putin find little consensus on Syria

Hollande, Putin find little consensus on Syria

In their joint press conference, Putin said he had heated debate with the French leader on Syria.

Mali not ready for UN forces says France

Mali not ready for UN forces says France

France’s UN ambassador says that he does not expect an early exit from Mali.

Hollande’s Moscow trip to centre on Syria

Hollande’s Moscow trip to centre on Syria

France has called for more support for rebels hoping to overthrow the Syrian government.

Election leaves Italy in ‘delicate’ deadlock

Election leaves Italy in ‘delicate’ deadlock

The center-left coalition is set to win control of Italy's lower house but fell short of winning a majority in the Senate.

Ang Lee wins Best Director Oscar

Ang Lee wins Best Director Oscar

Awarded the Oscar for Life of Pi, Lee once again bests acclaimed director Steven Spielberg.

Thousands witness Pope’s final prayer

Thousands witness Pope’s final prayer

Pope Benedict XVI will step down as head of the Catholic Church on February 28 due to old age and failing health.

Eurozone economies to shrink in 2013, EU says

Eurozone economies to shrink in 2013, EU says

The average unemployment rate for the eurozone for 2013 is forecast at 12.2 per cent, up from 11.4 per cent previously.

British, Chinese banks to sign renminbi-pound swap deal

British, Chinese banks to sign renminbi-pound swap deal

Currency swapping of the Chinese renmimbi with the British pound increased by 240 per cent in the first half of 2012 compared to a year earlier.

Pistorius granted bail after 4 days in court

Pistorius granted bail after 4 days in court

A South African magistrate grants the Olympic star bail in the Reeva Steenkamp murder case.

Protests continue as Bulgarian cabinet resigns

Bulgaria is considered to be the poorest member of the European Union.